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  1. page Chem Blog 2017-18 edited This is the Blog for my 40-week, 6th period, Honors Chemistry Class for the 2017-18 school year at …
    This is the Blog for my 40-week, 6th period, Honors Chemistry Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington High School.
    2-15-18:2-16-18: As shorter
    2-15-18: As shorter half day schedule due to report card conferences. I checked the HW (Key terms Ch 6) and distributed the CRWS pack for that chapter.
    2-14-18: We completed the video from yesterday.
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    11:22 am
  2. page Environmental Science 1st period Blog 2017-18 edited This is the Blog for my 1st period Environmental Science Class for the 2017-18 school year at Georg…
    This is the Blog for my 1st period Environmental Science Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington High School. The class code for our Google Classroom where occasional announcements are recorded is available through Mr. Applebaum, in class or via e-mail.
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    an "extremophile". ThenThe answers to
    2-15-18: A shorter period due to the half day report card conferences (a half-day schedule). Students continued preparing d for the upcoming chapter 8 exam by working problems #10-17 on text page 213.
    We listened to a short passage for the audiobook "Cooked" by Micael Pollan about the microbiome within organisms (disc 9 track 5, starting at 2:58).
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    9:08 am
  3. page Chem Blog 2017-18 edited This is the Blog for my 40-week, 6th period, Honors Chemistry Class for the 2017-18 school year at …
    This is the Blog for my 40-week, 6th period, Honors Chemistry Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington High School.
    2-15-18: As shorter half day schedule due to report card conferences. We continued a short enrichment, this time on nuclear weapons and civil defense proliferation during the cold war featuring the videos listed on reference link #120.
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    that chapter.
    2-14-18: We completed the video from yesterday.
    2-13-18: We are ahead of my other classes, so we began a short enrichment and review with a presentation and film about David Hahn, "The Nuclear Boyscout". (See reference link #8). We got up to 53 seconds into part 2 (of 2) of the video. I did not check key terms.
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    8:08 am
  4. page Environmental Science 7th Period Blog, 2017-18 edited This is the Blog for my 7th period Environmental Science Class for the 2017-18 school year at Georg…
    This is the Blog for my 7th period Environmental Science Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington High School. As of 12-4-17, we are trying a Google classroom site. The class code is available through Mr. Applebaum in class or via e-mail.
    2-16-18: We listened to a short passage for the audiobook "Cooked" by Micael Pollan about the microbiome within organisms (disc 9 track 6). The answers to !0-17 on page 213 are C, B, A, B, A, D, C, A.
    2-15-18: A shorter period due to the half day report card conferences (a half-day schedule). Students continued preparing d for the upcoming chapter 8 exam by working problems #10-17 on text page 213.
    We listened to a short passage for the audio book "Cooked" by Micael Pollan about the micro-biome within organisms (disc 9 track 5, stating at 2:58).
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    8:04 am
  5. page Reference links edited ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZlnzyHahvo&feature=youtu.be and https://www.youtube.com/…
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZlnzyHahvo&feature=youtu.be and
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk7W2VgbhOg&feature=youtu.be
    120: A videofew videos about nuclear weapon proliferation, aproliferation during the cold war: A time line
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    bomb testing. The Rise and Fall of the American Fallout Shelter. The "Duck and Cover" video featuring "Bert The Turtle"
    121: Daylight Savings Time explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84aWtseb2-4
    122: Two videos about the scale of the universe, "Powers of 10" a 1977 video based on Kees Boeke's (1884-1966) paper "Cosmic View" published in 1957 and "Scale of the Universe" by contemporary rapper David Brown.
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    6:54 am
  6. page Engineering Blog 2017-18 edited This is the Blog for my 40-week Engineering Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington …
    This is the Blog for my 40-week Engineering Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington High School. The class code for our Google Classroom where occasional announcements and assignments are detailed is available through Mr. Applebaum in class or via e-mail.
    2-15-18:2-16-18: Shorter period again today due to report card conferences. I finally got a good download of the video and we watched it to 19:30 discussing tunnels, bridges and sewers at key points in the film. Students are to submit a list of these 10 great engineering accomplishments along with a few sentence describing interesting facts or ideas with each section. This summary is due when the video has been completed, likely our next class.
    2-15-18: Shorter period today due to report card conferences.
    Issues with
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    creative destruction.
    2-14-18: We played a few games that predated electronics (jacks & chatter ring). We discussed nutation, as it applied to the printing press used to print circuits on the circumference of a CRT monitor for early touchscreen applications. We continued Bill Nye's Greatest Inventions in Engineering and Architecture up to "The Handling of London's waste" (See reference link 80). Students are to submit a sentence or two on each invention that Bill Nye presents in the video once we complete the film.
    2-13-18: We examined the Duke Engine (reference link #74). We discussed the topics of statics and Dynamics (two common engineering courses). We watch videos a few well-designed railroad machines (See reference links #78 & 79). We began watching Bill Nye's Greatest Inventions in Engineering and Architecture up to 11:25 (See reference link 80). Students are to submit a sentence or two on each invention that Bill Nye presents in the video once we complete the film.
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    6:33 am
  7. page Chem Block A 2017-18 edited ... 2-16-18: We reviewed text p. 180 #7 & 8. I did not check the HW. I will check it and revie…
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    2-16-18: We reviewed text p. 180 #7 & 8. I did not check the HW. I will check it and review it next class and we will also have our quiz.
    2-14-18: We reset our learning of chapter 5 lessons, reviewing from the start of the chapter as we approach the quiz. I did not check HW as we had a shorter period due to town hall schedule. We discussed practice problem 1 on text page 180.
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    worksheet titled "Formulal"Formulas with Polyatomic
    2-8-18: No class due to Eagles Superbowl victory parade. Go Birds!!!
    2-6-18: Nobody did the HW!! We went over example problems on that sheet. Students are expected to complete it by the next class meeting. We also completed World of Chemistry video #8 (up to the last question). Students were asked to submit the worksheet as credit toward to grade.
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    6:30 am
  8. page Chem Block A 2017-18 edited This is the Blog for my 2nd period Block "A", Chemistry Class for the 2017-18 school year…
    This is the Blog for my 2nd period Block "A", Chemistry Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington High School. We meet every other school day starting 9/5/2017.
    2-14-18:2-16-18: We reviewed text p. 180 #7 & 8. I did not check the HW. I will check it and review it next class and we will also have our quiz.
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    We reset our learning of chapter 5 lessonslessons, reviewing from the start of the chapter as we
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    page 180.
    2-12-18: We reviewed CRWS 5.3 #32 to 51. Students are to complete the second side of the supplemental worksheet titled "Formulal with Polyatomic ions". Both 5.3 and the WS reviewed in class will be checked for grade on 2/14. We will have a quiz covering that material after that check. For extra credit, students can find more rules for naming polyatomic ions using roots, prefixes and suffixes; including but not limited to the prefixes for hydrogen.
    2-8-18: No class due to Eagles Superbowl victory parade. Go Birds!!!
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    6:30 am
  9. page Environmental Science 1st period Blog 2017-18 edited This is the Blog for my 1st period Environmental Science Class for the 2017-18 school year at Georg…
    This is the Blog for my 1st period Environmental Science Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington High School. The class code for our Google Classroom where occasional announcements are recorded is available through Mr. Applebaum, in class or via e-mail.
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    for the audio bookaudiobook "Cooked" by
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    about the micro-biomemicrobiome within organisms
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    an "extremophile". Then answers to !0-17 on page 213 are C, B, A, B, A, D, C, A.
    2-15-18: A shorter period due to the half day report card conferences (a half-day schedule). Students continued preparing d for the upcoming chapter 8 exam by working problems #10-17 on text page 213.
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    for the audio bookaudiobook "Cooked" by
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    about the micro-biomemicrobiome within organisms
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    for the audio bookaudiobook
    "Cooked" by
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    about the micro-biomemicrobiome in and
    2-13-18: We watched and discussed "Battle at Kruger" Students continued their illustrations from yesterday. I handed out report cards.
    2-12-18: The HW is due (critiqued rough draft and final essays). Students created two dodecahedron sides for classroom display using concepts shown on page 204 of the text.
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    5:17 am
  10. page Environmental Science 1st period Blog 2017-18 edited This is the Blog for my 1st period Environmental Science Class for the 2017-18 school year at Georg…
    This is the Blog for my 1st period Environmental Science Class for the 2017-18 school year at George Washington High School. The class code for our Google Classroom where occasional announcements are recorded is available through Mr. Applebaum, in class or via e-mail.
    2-15-18:2-16-18: We listened to a short passage for the audio book "Cooked" by Micael Pollan about the micro-biome within organisms (disc 9 track 6). We also examined the tardigrade, an example of an "extremophile".
    2-15-18:
    A shorter
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    page 213.
    We

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    track 5, statingstarting at 2:58).
    2-14-18: A shorter period due to the town hall schedule. Students prepared for the upcoming chapter 8 exam by working problems #10-17 on text page 213. We listened to a short passage for the audio book
    "Cooked" by Micael Pollan about the micro-biome in and on the human body (disc 9 track 4).
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    5:09 am

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